Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm May 31, 2019
The Medical Group Management Association also has concerns about security risks that might be associated with the proposed rules, and says they go "too far, too fast."
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm May 30, 2019
The members of the HIMSS EHR Association support the rules' goals – but say that as drafted they go beyond Congress' intent for 21st Century Cures, are too loosely defined, have too tight a timeline and require too much IP sharing.
By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm May 28, 2019
The application will enable one-click virtual consults within the EHR workflow, and comes at a pivotal time for telehealth, which is gaining stream among physicians.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm May 24, 2019
The informatics group calls on ONC to "flip the paradigm" of consumer access as it finalizes the "most consequential health informatics policies" since meaningful use.
By Mike Miliard 09:12 am May 24, 2019
Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling them to spot doctor shoppers and make smarter prescriptions, says KLAS.
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 22, 2019
Even five years after go-live, many health systems aren't realizing the full value of their electronic health records, says a new Chartis Group report. Gaining clinical and financial ROI depends on a "sustained, organized approach."
By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm May 21, 2019
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need to get there.

Rima Abdel-Massih, MD, director of tele-ID services at UPMC, will serve as chief medical offer at ID Connect.

By Mike Miliard 02:17 pm May 20, 2019
Diagnosis and treatment of disease and antibiotic-resistant bacteria is complex and challenging for small hospitals, who could care for patients with remote help from top-tier infectious disease experts.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm May 17, 2019
A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from KLAS' Arch Collaborative, which makes the case for bigger investment in end-user education.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm May 16, 2019
Patients were frustrated with the outpatient registration process, but a web-based approach with online questionnaires boosted check-in rates and satisfaction scores.

The Daily Brief Newsletter